When The Lights Fade Out

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When the lights fade out
And the streets are cold,
Where will I go?

When everything is dark,
When there is no one there,
And the city is still.

When the flashing lights don’t shine
And the music stops
Where are my city lights?

How long will this last,
When everyone fades away
And there are no lights to shine?

Among the city
I look for the night sky,
Shining stars,
Starry night.

Flash a light in my soul,
Give me lucidness,
Inspire my soul.

Help me write,
On the night sky,
Where the lights guide me,
Among the city lights.

 

Limitations

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How far away may I go,
When I’ve run around in circles?

How far away may I go,
After looking in the mirror
And finding what I had missed?

How far away can my mind go
When I’ve put limits on my own thoughts?

How far then, will I go
Once I am free from these thoughts?

But which thoughts are mine?
And which ones come from outer space?

How can my being have contrasting views,
If it is just me?

Beyond the limitations,
I’ve set my standards,
Farther away they go.

Have I dreamt too much or
Have I lacked vision?

Where do limitations come
And why won’t they leave?

It is not I against you,
It is I against I
In a puzzle game.

Where do I go from now?
Are the voices inside myself
Greater than I?

Show me the way, God
For I have failed.
But I know far beyond,
I shall sail.

Farther than these limitations.

 

Tainted Love

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Tainted love,
I write to you from despair,
I write to you ,
Hoping these verses will make you clear.

I hope that if you listen,
You never faint,
And if you may still breathe,
I ask you to smell.

Oh tainted love!
So forgotten,
So far, yet so close.
The light is dim,
I hope your light never fades.

Tainted love,
Tell me how you are still alive,
After all we been through?

No matter where I be,
My love never fades,
Even if it seems so.

Tell me,
How many starry nights have you watched?
How many times,
In oblivion have you plunged?
How many times?

I hope you never fade,
Like these verses,
In my wake.

Amor Cobarde

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¿Qué es un amor cobarde?
No es nada,
Más que un pensamiento.

Una ciénaga
Cubierta de un paraíso imaginario.

Una obra,
No terminada.

Un amor cobarde,
No es un amor
Porque nunca lo fue.

Fue solo un pensamiento.

Si fueras palpable,
Te llevaría a mi patria.
A la tierra del quetzal.

En la tierra donde las flores,
Florecen todos los días.
Donde el azul de los lagos,
Penetra hasta el alma.
En donde hay tantos colores.

Un amor cobarde,
Es solo un deseo,
Nada más.

Solo son las ganas de besarte,
De estar con vos,
De hacerte reír,
Pero no llamarte mía.

En resumen,
Un amor cobarde,
No es ni mierda.

Guatemala es un Sueño

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¿Como podría olvidarme yo de mi tierra?
Un sueño tan real
Cubierta de lagos y volcanes
Sus colores y flores.

Entre las estrellas de Panajachel,
Navegan mis sueños.
En las olas de Monterrico,
Se me fueron las penas
Y las noches bohemias
Me esperan en Antigua.

Sos un sueño
Tus calles parecen fantasía
Y tus historias de otro mundo.

Sos un regalo,
Mi primer amor
Y toda mi infancia.

Gracias
Por tantos cuentos e historias,
Por tanta imaginación.

Time

Ticking time that never stops,

Time, a linear concept,

Precious time, valuable time, wasted time.

They say it heals,

They say it’s just a concept.

When did it all start?

Is it related to the divine trilogy?

Always thought it was,

The clock marks the time

In intervals of three.

Time…

Does it really exist?

When is it the time to start,

And the time to end?

Don’t wait too long,

Before it is too late.

Be Creative

In every step,

In every direction,

Be creative.

When there’s nothing,

When everything is dismal,

You must create.

Be creative,

Even in your wake,

It can make the best cup of joe

You’ve ever had.

And when in doubt

And in struggle,

You must see what is not.

In a world full of words,

A thousand pictures

And a millions films

You must be.

Be creative.